Chaos at Gautrain stations after unexpected delays

2016-07-21 17:36

Johannesburg – Gautrain users have been warned of delays of up to half an hour after an unexpected power outage earlier on Thursday afternoon.

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Commuters posted photos on social media showing huge crowds of people at stations waiting for their train.

“Passengers departing from Park station can expect delays of approximately 30 [minutes]. All other stations experiencing delays of up to 15 [minutes],” the rail service tweeted.

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